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New Albums You Need To Check Out This Week

2/9/2016 4:00pm EST
Vince Gill’s 'Down To My Last Bad Habit' Leads Albums To Check O
After Wiz Khalifa (Khalifa) and Future (EVOL) kicked off February 2016 with a bang, things settle down a bit this week. Even so, a longtime country veteran (Vince Gill) leads the charge this week with an anticipated new album. Gill’s not the only country artist in the mix, as Wynonna Judd, Joey + Rory, and Wheeler Walker, Jr. join the party as well. It’s not all country though – there are some American Idols in the mix this week as well.

1) Vince Gill, Down To My Last Bad Habit (MCA Nashville)

Following 2013 collaborative country album Bakersfield (with Paul Franklin), Vince Gill ret...

Wynonna Judd Battles The Bulge (Report)

11/9/2015 9:48am EST
Wynonna Judd
Wynonna Judd has reportedly regained the 55 pounds she lost while a contestant on "Dancing With The Stars" in 2013 and has trouble walking without assistance.

Last month she performed in Las Vegas with her mother Naomi Judd and needed help when she arrived at an Oct. 6 show, according to the National Enquirer (see the photo).

A source says: "She went on a starvation diet for 'DWTS.' Now she’s piled it back on."

A "family friend" added, "Wy’s thrown in the towel. She’s struggled with her weight for years, and has finally sworn off diets for good.

"The poor woman can’t even walk without h...

Ashley Judd Accuses Sister Wynonna Of Spying On Her With A GPS Device

12/17/2013 3:48pm EST
Ashley Judd
Ashley Judd has accused her sister Wynonna of placing a tracking device on her car as part of an ongoing custody battle. After a mechanic found a wireless GPS tracking device on her vehicle, the actress filed a police report in Tennessee in Novemter.

ABC News obtained legal documents that reveal Ashley reportedly told authorities she believed Wynonna was responsible for the GPS. An investigation eventually traced the device back to a private investigator, who claimed to be "working for" the singer.

The celebrity siblings are currently involved in a custody dispute over Wynonna's teenage d...

Wynonna Judd Gives Tearful Goodbye To 'Dancing With The Stars'

4/3/2013 12:07pm EDT
Wynonna Judd and her dance partner Tony Dovolani
It was another results night on “Dancing with the Stars” and after a performance filled evening, country star Wynonna Judd and her dance partner Tony Dovolani were eliminated from the competition.

A tearful Wynonna said goodbye to DWTS and her fans; "I feel like I'm in a movie and it's over too soon. Gosh, what am I going to do now? Tomorrow, am I going to sleep in? I don't have to rehearse. I'm going to go home, I'm gonna work on my record, I'm gonna get back on that stage and sing, which is what God gave me the gift to do."

"I've faced one of my biggest fears," she went on to explain. "...

Wynonna Judd's Husband To Get Hydraulic Prosthetic Leg

3/14/2013 3:22pm EDT
Wynonna Judd and Cactus Moser
Country star Wynonna Judd's husband Cactus Moser has purchased a top-of-the-line prosthetic to replace the limb he lost in a serious motorcycle crash last year.

The drummer, who plays in his wife's band, had his leg amputated in August after a biking accident in South Dakota. He spent months undergoing physiotherapy to learn how to carry himself on one leg, but Judd reveals Moser will soon be able to walk on two feet again, thanks to modern technology.

She tells Us Weekly magazine, "He's getting a hydraulic, computerized leg, which is $90,000. It's a piece of art!"

The accident took p...

Kellie Pickler And Wynonna Judd Give 'Dancing With The Stars' A Country Feel

2/26/2013 7:22pm EST
Kellie Pickler And Wynonna Judd
'Dancing with the Stars' has a country look to it this season, as it was officially announced this morning that singers Kellie Pickler and Wynonna Judd will be joining the cast of ABC's dancing completion. Fans of the country genre will be enticed to tune in as well as maybe some 'Idol' fans; as Pickler is also the first former 'American Idol' star to compete on the show.

Other new 'DWTS' cast members include comedians Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley, 16-year-old Disney star Zendaya Coleman, General Hospital's Ingo Rademacher and boxer Victor Ortiz.

U.S. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman, figure-ska...

Season 16 'Dancing With The Stars' Cast Revealed: Andy Dick, Kellie Pickler & More!

2/26/2013 12:00pm EST
Kellie Pickler
This morning the new cast of "Dancing With The Stars" was revealed on "Good Morning America" by hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke-Charvet. The 16th season's roster includes musicians, athletes, and television stars.

Former "American Idol" star Kellie Pickler (above) is one of the season's new contestants. Her partner will be Derek Hough. The 26-year-old country pop star made headlines last year after shaving her head to support a friend who has cancer.

The new season of the dancing competition kicks off on Monday, March 18 with a two-hour premiere.

Check out the rest of the cast...


Wynonna Judd Plans First Concert Since Husband's Motorcycle Crash

8/29/2012 9:20am EDT
Wynonna Judd
After taking time off to care for her husband following a motorcycle crash nearly two weeks ago, Wynonna Judd is performing again. Judd plans to resume her tour in Peshawbestown, Michigan, on Thursday.

On Aug. 18, Judd's husband and drummer Cactus Moser had his left leg amputated after sustaining serious injuries in the accident, which took place near Hill City, South Dakota.

Judd and Moser wed in June, and the singer postponed several concerts while her husband recovered from his injury. In a statement to fans she wrote, "We continue to feel loved and supported by the outpouring of messa...

Wynonna Judd's Husband Loses Leg Following Motorcycle Crash

8/21/2012 8:33am EDT
Wynonna Judd & Cactus
After sustaining serious injuries in a weekend motorcycle accident, doctors were forced to amputate Wynonna Judd's rocker husband's left leg.

On Saturday, Michael Moser, a.k.a. Cactus, was riding near Hill City, South Dakota, when he reportedly veered across the center of the road and struck an oncoming vehicle.

Moser, who is a drummer in Judd's band, was airlifted to a hospital; however, his leg had been "severed" in the crash, and doctors were forced to amputate it above the knee. According to, Moser also had surgery on his hand.

Judd's representative commented, " "(Judd and Mo...

Wynonna Judd Postpones Concert After Husband Gets Injured In Motorcycle Crash

8/20/2012 8:13am EDT
Wynonna Judd
Country singer Wynonna Judd’s husband-cum-drummer, Michael Scott “Cactus” Moser, was involved in a serious motorcycle accident, resulting in her scheduled concerts in Canada to be postponed.

The couple went for a ride together on separate bikes before Wynonna’s scheduled concert in Deadwood, SD on Aug 18. Michael collided with an oncoming vehicle and was transported to a local hospital. He is currently being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries. Wynonna was not involved in the accident.

“The outpouring of prayer and support from friends, family and fans has been a blessin...

Wynonna Judd Sues Former Stepfather Over An Unpaid Loan

7/12/2012 10:47am EDT
Wynonna Judd
Country star Wynonna Judd is stirring up more family drama by declaring a legal war on her stepfather - sister Ashley's dad.

The singer's battles with her family members have been well documented and now she has filed a lawsuit seeking to foreclose on Michael Ciminella's home in Kentucky.

Judd claims she loaned her stepdad $200,000 almost 20 years ago and he still hasn't repaid the debt.

She's sick of waiting for her money and has asked a judge to let her foreclose on Ciminella's house, which he secured in the loan, in order to get her cash back, according to

The latest leg...

Wynonna Judd Ties The Knot

6/20/2012 12:48pm EDT
Wynonna Judd
Country singer Wynonna Judd is a married woman after exchanging vows with her rocker fiancé in Tennessee.

The Burnin' Love hit-maker wed Cactus Moser, the drummer in her band The Big Noise, in a lakeside gazebo on her Leiper's Fork farm at sunset on June 10th. The star's teenage daughter Grace served as her maid of honor and the Grammy Award winner arrived at the ceremony in a horse-drawn carriage.

Judd opted to go barefoot in her Houri Barahimi dress, while the groom wore a suit and pocket watch, complete with a gun and holster.

Sharing the first pictures of her romantic nuptials wi...

Wynonna Judd Engaged To Bandmate Cactus Moser

12/29/2011 11:20am EST
Wynonna Judd
Country singer Wynonna Judd has become engaged to her boyfriend, musician Cactus Moser, according to a report.

The couple, who tour together under the moniker Wynonna and the Big Noise, have been dating for two years. is reporting the pair became engaged when drummer Moser proposed to the star on Christmas Eve.

It will be the third marriage for Judd, who divorced her second husband in 2007 after four years.

Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert Dominate The 2011 CMT Awards (See List Of Winners)

6/9/2011 8:05am EDT
Blake Shelton
Newlyweds Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert had an amazing night at the CMT Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday, picking up three of the nine top honors between them.

Shelton won Male Video and Web Video of the Year prizes for his hits Who Are You When I'm Not Looking and Kiss My Country A**, while his new bride landed the Female Video of the Year award for ballad The House That Built Me.

The night's biggest winner was Taylor Swift, who walked away with Video of The Year honors for her promo Mine.

Justin Bieber also picked up his first ever CMT award for his That Should Be Me ...

Naomi Judd Not Angry About Daughter Ashley's Book

4/8/2011 8:30am EDT
Naomi Judd
Ashley Judd's mother is adamant she is not angry with her daughter for detailing her troubled childhood in a new book, insisting the actress has the right to tell her side of the story.

The Double Jeopardy star hit headlines this month by detailing shocking claims of abuse and sexual assault in her candid autobiography, All That is Bitter & Sweet.

Judd alleges she was abused by an older man living near her family home and later taken advantage of by a relative's husband, while she also claimed to have been neglected as a child.

Judd's singer mother Naomi has now spoken out about her da...

Ashley Judd: 'I Was A Victim Of Sexual Abuse And Incest'

4/5/2011 10:51am EDT
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Ashley Judd says she was a victim of sexual abuse and incest as a child.

In her new memoir, All That's Bitter & Sweet, the actress writes that she grew up depressed, having attended 13 schools before she was 18, while her mother, Naomi, and sister, Wynonna, pursued country stardom.

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Fashion At The 2011 Academy Of Country Music Awards

4/4/2011 8:41am EDT
Academy of Country Music Awards
Miranda Lambert dominated last night's Academy of Country Music Awards after taking home four trophies (check out all the winners here), but did she dominate the red carpet?

Carrie Underwood looked resplendent in a grape-colored gown with sequin embellishment, while Taylor Swift opted for a more subtle look in a yellow dress.

Miranda Lambert looked like Aphrodite in a white, Goddess-like gown and later changed into a short strapless hot pink frock.

Julianne Hough dazzled in a sleeveless peach dress with a turqouise and gold bracelet.

Check them out in the photos below, and tell us who y...

Wynonna Judd: 'I'm Very Much In Love'

12/15/2010 2:17pm EST
Wynonna Judd
Country music star Wynonna Judd has a secret "rock star" boyfriend - and admits she harbored a crush on him for the last 25 years.

The 46-year-old singer has been married twice and has two children with her first husband, Arch Kelley. She filed for divorce from her second, D. R. Roach, after he was accused of sexual assaulting a pre-teen and was later convicted of sexual battery.

Judd admits she's put her turbulent love life behind her now and has found happiness with an unnamed boyfriend in the music industry, but she won't reveal her mystery lover's identity until her upcoming realit...

Wynonna Judd Lucky To Be Alive After Scary Summer

9/14/2010 10:40pm EDT
Wynonna Judd
Singer Wynonna Judd is lucky to be alive after two summer health crises.

The Judds star underwent a scary procedure to repair the wall of her stomach and then suffered a near-fatal blood clot in her heart, which should have killed her.

She says, "I was in the studio two months later with blood clots in my lungs. 'I shouldn't be here,' they said and I said, 'Well, obviously there's a reason.'"

And then she was involved in a car crash when another motorist fell asleep at the wheel.

The Burning Love singer recalls, "He hit me head-on (at) 55 miles an hour and they life-flighted him (to hos...

The Judds Announce Winter Tour

6/12/2010 5:33pm EDT
Naomi Judd
Mother-and-daughter country duo The Judds have announced an 18-city U.S. tour - their first for a decade.

Naomi and Wynonna Judd split in 1991 after Naomi was diagnosed with hepatitis.

Since then the pair has occasionally reunited for dates, but "The Last Encore" dates mark The Judds' first full-scale tours in 10 years.

The pre-Christmas concerts begin with a show in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the end of November and conclude with a return to the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, where the the duo recorded a reunion album on December 31, 1999.

The announcement of the tour comes after ...

Female Celebrity Weight Battles: Should We Give A Hoot?

9/23/2009 10:15am EDT
Celebrity Weight Loss
Female celebrities are scrutinized publicly in regards to weight constantly. For those who are able to keep it off -- it's great! However, as time has proven, losing the battle of the bulge publicly can lead to celebrities succumbing to continued public humiliation. Whether successful or not, we have become familiar with these women and their trials. Should we care whether a celebrity gains weight or not? Let us know what you think.

Comedian Sherri Shepherd debuted her new body on "The View," where she is a talk show host, and is experiencing a successful phase with her weight loss ...

Celebrity Birthdays, May 30

5/30/2009 3:00am EDT
Happy Birthday to Venezuelan singer Devendra Banhart (1981), Gnarls Barkley singer Cee-Lo Green (1974), Pavement singer Stephen Malkmus (1966), Audioslave/Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello (1964), country singer Wynonna Judd (1964), "Star Trek TNG" & "DS9" actor Colm Meaney (1953), actor Stephen Tobolowsky (1951), Welsh film actor Hugh Griffith (1912; d. 1980), clarinetist/bandleader Benny Goodman (1909; d. 1986), and voice actor Mel Blanc (1908; d. 1989).

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Top 10 Celebrity GILFS

5/22/2009 9:28am EDT
Suzanne Somers
There are so many articles and pictures on Celebrity MILFS (Moms I'd Like To F---). Rarely do you see features on celebrity GILFS (Grandmas I'd Like To F---). It's time to put the spotlight on some of hollywood's hottest grannies. The criteria for being a celebrity GILF is a female celebrity who is actually a grandmother. That means celebrities like Sharon Stone and Melanie Griffin don't qualify for this list.

Check out the top ten Celebrity GILFS (Note: These aren't your typical grandmas), and tell us if we missed anyone!

10. Sophia Loren

If you're wondering why Sophia Lore...

Wynonna's Album 'Sing - Chapter 1' Out Feb. 3; Free NYC Concert Feb. 4

1/23/2009 11:13am EST
Wynonna Judd
Twenty five: the number of years the incredible songtress Wynonna Judd has been bringing her amazing voice, her inspirational stories and her unique blend of country, soul and good 'ol Rock'n'Roll to the masses. In celebration of this illustrious career, Wynonna will be releasing her 7th studio album in 2009 - an eclectic assortment of standards paying homage to all the different genres and songs that have formed the soundtrack to her own life. Produced by long time collaborators Don Potter and Brent Mahar and recorded at Sound Kitchen, The Blue Room Studios and East Iris Studios in Nashv...

Get In The Mood With A Little Holiday Music

12/22/2008 9:47am EST
Harry Connick, Jr. What a Night! A Christmas Album
Some old, some new, there's no other way to spice up the holidays with a little music. Check out a few of our December favorites below, and let us know some of your season picks!

Faith Hill - Joy To The World

Given the longevity of her career, Joy To The World is Faith Hill's debut holiday release. Hill covers holiday standards with a very disciplined approach. Her vocal talent, orchestral backdrops, and singing choir are highlights.

Keith Sweat - A Christmas Of Love

Keith Sweat provides a groovilicious holiday with the funky smooth sounds of...

Spotlight On Celebrity Sisters

7/29/2008 8:45am EDT
Paris & Nicky Hilton
When it comes to siblings in Hollywood, they are either very competitive with one another or they come as a team. These following celebrity sisters have all made a name for themselves whether it was on their own or with a little push from their already famous sibling. There's nothing wrong with riding the coattails of someone - just hold on tight!

Tia and Tamara Mowry

These beautiful twins are best known as the stars of the WB's "Sister Sister." As far as the competitiveness of this duo, it seems as though they are on equal ground. With Tia and Tamara, it seems as though you see ...

Celebrity Birthdays, May 30

5/30/2008 3:00am EDT
Happy Birthday to Venezuelan singer Devendra Banhart (1981), hip-hop artist Cee-Lo Green (1974), Pavement singer Stephen Malkmus (1966), Audioslave/Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello (1964), country singer Wynonna Judd (1964), "Star Trek TNG" & "DS9" actor Colm Meaney (1953), actor Stephen Tobolowsky (1951), Welsh film actor Hugh Griffith (1912; d. 1980), clarinetist/bandleader Benny Goodman (1909; d. 1986), and voice actor Mel Blanc (1908; d. 1989).

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Celebrity Horoscope: Gemini

5/22/2008 8:30am EDT
Angelina Jolie
Gemini (May 22-June 21) are said to have a dual nature. The astrological symbol for Gemini is the Roman numeral for two, representing twins and duality.

Twin sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are Geminis. Last year the 21-year-old power duo earned $17 million, and they are planning on releasing a coffee table book about their fashion inspirations.

Gemini can be fickle. Those born under this sign represent the yin and the yang, or the law of opposites. It can be no coincidence that Anne Heche is a Gemini. She famously dated Ellen DeGeneres but later married a man. She di...

Michael Bolton Brings New Life To Seasonal Favorites

10/29/2007 3:27pm EDT
Michael Bolton
Concord Records recently released A Swingin' Christmas, an album of yuletide hits sung by multi-platinum Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Michael Bolton with the bang of a big band orchestra behind him. Originally released last year (exclusively at Target), this beautiful and inspirational holiday collection adds two brand-new tracks: "Silent Night" and "Joy To The World."

A Swingin' Christmas sees Bolton bringing new life to a host of holiday chestnuts, including "Walkin' In A Winter Wonderland," "Let It Snow" and "White Christmas," making it a must-have for the holiday season. The fu...

Heart's Ann Wilson To Release First Solo Album Sept. 11

9/3/2007 9:00am EDT
Ann Wilson
Heart singer Ann Wilson has recorded her first-ever solo effort Hope & Glory, due September 11th on Zoë/ Rounder Records. The arresting vocalist branches out with a socially conscious and thought-provoking album of songs she selected to inspire the appropriately titled Hope & Glory. Produced by Ben Mink (K.D. Lang, Feist), Hope & Glory features guest appearances from iconic artists Elton John, Gretchen Wilson, Alison Krauss, Rufus Wainwright, Ann's sister Nancy Wilson and others on unique renditions of songs made famous by Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Neil Young and more.